Help Bring Safety Improvements to Utopia Parkway!

On Monday, March 1 at 7:30pm Community Board 11 in Queens will hear a motion for a study of a complete street on Utopia Parkway. Utopia Parkway is an important north-south corridor in Northeast Queens, serving recreational areas like Peck Park, Little Bay Park and the Brooklyn-Queens Greenway, as well as educational institutions like PS 209, Francis Lewis HS, and St. John’s University. Hundreds of cyclists, pedestrians and drivers use the route every day, and unfortunately Utopia Parkway isn’t safe: during a recent 12-month period, the stretch between the Cross Island Parkway and the Grand Central Parkway witnessed 283 car crashes, resulting in 81 injuries and one fatality. Complete streets have a proven record of improving street safety for all road users.
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Free Helmets and New Bike Lanes in Eastern Queens

The 4.2 mile bike lane on 73rd Avenue from Main Street to 230th Street has a 1.2 mile gap from 199th Street to Springfield Boulevard. The current path connected to a variety of other cycling infrastructure, including the Kew Garden bike lanes, the Eastern Queens Greenway, and the recently installed Alley Edge. Unfortunately this gap… Read More Free Helmets and New Bike Lanes in Eastern Queens

Come Celebrate the Motor Parkway Bill Passing in Albany!

Even before founding the Eastern Queens Greenway, Joby Jacob has been fighting to extend the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway Greenway to the Long Island border. Yesterday was a major win toward that dream. Come celebrate the win with us on Friday the 21st at 2:00 as we gather with many of the politicians, organizations, and activists… Read More Come Celebrate the Motor Parkway Bill Passing in Albany!